Coast Guard Crews Searching for Missing Man Off Nantucket

Last seen kayaking off Brant Point, unmanned kayak recovered...
(USCG File photo)

Coast Guard crews are searching for a 36 year old kayaker who was reported missing late Sunday afternoon.  The male was last seen kayaking off Brant Point.  His unmanned kayak has been recovered.

Multiple assets have been deployed for the search, including a 47-foot lifeboat from Brant Point;  a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod;  a HC144 Ocean Sentry from Air Station Cape Cod; an 87-foot patrol boat, Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead; and the 87-foot patrol boat, Coast Guard Cutter Coho.

The search was still under way at 8 p.m. Sunday evening. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on